Announcements and Schedules for December 2
GABC WOMEN: Join us from 7:00-9:00 pm on November 30th at the home of Danelle Jensen
(4795 Timber Creek Lane, Ames, IA 50010) for An Evening to Rest and Remember. Be encouraged as we learn, sing, pray, and remember our God who brings rest to His people! We will also enjoy dessert together and give away copies of the book we will be discussing in early February!
BRIDAL SHOWER INVITATION: Ladies of Grand, you are invited to join us for a Bridal Shower Brunch to honor Sam Felkins. The brunch will be Saturday, December 1 at 10:00 AM at Grand Avenue Baptist Church. Sam and Kyle are registered at Target and Amazon or if you want to contribute to a group gift, please contact Amanda Philgreen at 515-451-7341.
COLLEGE LUNCH: TODAY, December 2, there is a college lunch in the fellowship hall after the worship service. College students please plan to join us and bring your friends.
FOUNDATIONS SCHEDULE FOR DECEMBER
Dec 02 —Ministry Focus: Risen Motherhood
Dec 09 — No Adult Foundations (children and youth still meet)
Dec 16 —Ministry Focus: Emergency Residence Project
Dec 23 — No Foundations
Dec 30 — No Foundations
ADVENT SERMON SERIES: CHRISTMAS LETTERS
Dec 02 Ephesians 2:1-10 Christmas Letters: God’s Great Grace for Dead People
Dec 09 Ephesians 2:11-22 Christmas Letters: Jesus Is Peace for the Hostile
Dec 16 Romans 5:1-5 Christmas Letters: Jesus Is Hope for the Hopeless
Dec 23 Philippians 2:5-7 Christmas Letters: Jesus Is Fullness to the Empty
Dec 24 Ephesians 6:10-20 Christmas Letters: Jesus Is Victory for the Defeated
LESSONS & CAROLS: Next Sunday, December 9, is our special Lessons & Carols Christmas worship service at 10:30 AM.
GABC WOMEN: Join us during the month of January as we read Contentment: Seeing God’s Goodness by Megan Hill. We will gather together for brunch and a book discussion on the morning of February 2nd. A limited number of books are available at the Welcome Center. More details will be available soon at gabcames.org/women.
SCHEDULE – December 2-8, 2018
Hospitality Team: TBD
Nursery: Barb Fry, Mary Torres, David, Dennis & Daniel May, Debbie Martens
Wednesday: Youth group……………………………………………6:30-8:00 pm
NEXT SUNDAY – December 9, 2018
Hospitality Team: TBD
Nursery: Dixie Carpenter, Allison LaBorde, Duane & Danelle Jensen, Tim Thorsbakken, Adina Harris
2018 CALENDAR OF EVENTS:
November 30 – Women’s Ministry Dessert Event
December 1 – Bridal Shower for Sam Felkins
December 2 – College Lunch
December 9 – Lessons and Carols Worship Service
December 19 – Youth Group Christmas Party
December 24 – Christmas Eve Service
December 25 – Christmas Day, GABC Office closed
December 26-28 – Abbreviated GABC Office hours
January 1, 2019 – New Year’s Day, GABC Office closed